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Clerk says don’t put mail-in ballots in toilets after yard sign...

Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum said Friday she filed an election violation complaint with law enforcement after a Mason resident placed a sign in...

2 judges make major rulings this week centered around Nov. election

Michigan Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens ruled Friday that Michigan clerks must accept any late ballots that were postmarked no later than the...

Judge grants Nessel’s request to halt USPS changes

A federal judge in Yakima, Wash., granted a request from Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and a number of other states for a nationwide...

SOS: Trump’s tweets about ballot glitch ‘false and misleading’

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office on Thursday said a “partial programmer error, partial computer glitch” is how more than 400 ballots meant...

GOP Senate nominee John James: America is ‘close to a civil...

Updated, 12:51 p.m., 9/17/20 During a virtual town hall meeting Wednesday, Republican U.S. Senate nominee John James said that given the political climate, America is...

Court of Appeals gives OK to Benson mailing out 7.7M absentee...

A Michigan Court of Appeals panel on Wednesday ruled that it was legal for Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson to send out unsolicited absentee...

Some clerks could get extra day to process ballots, but SOS...

The Michigan Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow some local clerks more time to process ballots for the Nov. 3 general election.  Senate Bill...

Bush administration ethics lawyer slams hiring of DeJoy as postmaster

WASHINGTON — A top ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush on Monday decried Louis DeJoy’s appointment to postmaster general and called for a...

Whitmer, Nessel, Dems urge residents to vote during virtual rally

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel and a bevy of other Michigan Democratic politicians during a Saturday virtual rally conveyed support for Democratic...

Michigan can’t count absentee ballots until Election Day. A local clerk...

Updated, 1:31 p.m., 9/11/20, with comments from Gov. Whitmer's office Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum this week sent a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and...

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